Completion of a graduate internship (minimum 6 months) related to Cyber Security is required for all students except:
- those who have 3+ years of professional business work experience
- those with full-time employment during the length of the program
- and those who are participating in an exchange program.
The graduate internship must start in the first semester of classes. Please consult your Cyber Security program adviser to determine if it is possible to obtain a waiver.
For F-1 international students, Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization is required prior to starting an internship. Please click the link to learn about the CPT authorization process.
Following is information and links to internships and job opportunities:
1. Start with preparing a good resume. Review it with your Cyber Security program adviser.
2. Visit the Saint Peter’s University Center for Career Engagement and Experiential Learning (CEEL). CEEL is committed to helping students develop their professional skills to achieve career success! Please take the next step and register on our virtual Career Center called Handshake Link Careers.
Handshake Link Careers has special features designed to get you started:
- Announcements – Stay current on our latest events.
- Internships – Apply directly to local, national and international internships.
- Job Postings – Part-time and full-time positions are posted daily.
- Event RSVP – Register for events in one easy click.
- E-Newsletter – Delivered monthly to your Saint Peter’s mailbox.
- Handshake Link Careers by Simplicity – Download the free Mobile App. Connect to your SPLink account wherever you go!
Go to the CEEL – Dinneen Suite 101, to make an appointment, to follow-up with an advisor that can help you get on the right track to secure an internship, full-time, or part-time position in today’s job market. The CEEL can assist with the following:
- Resume preparation and review
- Interviewing skills
- Elevator pitch presentation
- Negotiating your job offer
- Dress for success
- Professional etiquette
Please also visit for more information:
3. In addition to working with CEEL personnel and their job posting website, look for internships and job opportunities in the sites below:
4. Network with classmates and join local information technology and information security user groups:
5. Talk to your Cyber Security program advisor about internship opportunities in the Saint Peter’s University Cyber Security Center.